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by sore shoulder
Sat Jan 21, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any guesses on caliber?
Replies: 29
Views: 1283

Re: Any guesses on caliber?

https://bearingarms.com/bob-o/2015/07/08/u-s-military-makes-monumental-shift-hollowpoint-pistol-ammunition/ Ok again, the US did not sign The Hague Conventions whose signatories have agreed to not use ammunition designed to enhance wounding, at least when fighting other signatories. Geneva does not...
by sore shoulder
Sat Jan 21, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any guesses on caliber?
Replies: 29
Views: 1283

Re: Any guesses on caliber?

One source said the Army ultimately selected the 9mm version.
It will be 9mm for standard issue. We are still a NATO country. Specops will get what they want. Interestingly they are also choosing 9mm.
by sore shoulder
Sat Jan 21, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well I did my part to make America Great again
Replies: 22
Views: 1330

Re: Well I did my part to make America Great again

Today I built 3 AR lowers that I bought the day Hillary got nominated.
by sore shoulder
Sat Jan 21, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trump Gun?
Replies: 5
Views: 838

Re: Trump Gun?

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by sore shoulder
Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 22 Nosler
Replies: 14
Views: 1426

Re: 22 Nosler

At the link the 22 Nosler was compared to "5.56x45" of unknown bullet weight or barrel length used. Interesting. Ballistics on Nosler site show a 55gr 22 Nosler doing 3350fps. A 20" barrel AR with 55gr M193 will do 3250fps. That is milspec M16 standard performance. The velocity they show for compari...
by sore shoulder
Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video
Replies: 56
Views: 2865

Re: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video

My first post stated I found the information useful. I very delicately stated my cynicism with the shooter. Others wanted to press the issue with veiled accusations, I obliged. By the way, before I even posted in the thread, I shared this video with my wife and daughter, who work for a university in...
by sore shoulder
Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might actually get me back into bicycling...
Replies: 12
Views: 1199

Re: This might actually get me back into bicycling...

Bill in Oregon wrote:Looks pretty wobbly. Perhaps a function of extreme light weight. Filming in the dark hides all those prototype secrets.
That video is pure CGI. The bike doesn't exist.
by sore shoulder
Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video
Replies: 56
Views: 2865

Re: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video

Gee doc, using the lib tag to shut down people with dissenting opinions on an issue is kind of a cheap shot and a bit beneath you. I'm a little surprised actually.
by sore shoulder
Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video
Replies: 56
Views: 2865

Re: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video

Before 9/11 no one had flown a plane into the Twin Towers.
by sore shoulder
Thu Jan 12, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video
Replies: 56
Views: 2865

Re: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video

Hasn't happened yet. Can't believe that was actually used as an argument. lol
by sore shoulder
Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video
Replies: 56
Views: 2865

Re: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video

If you want to know what my training is, you should have read the sentence after the one you quoted. Identifying threats is important, and easy, if you know what to look for. While you didn't mention muslims, you said what they (an active shooter/terrorist) look like is irrelevant, I disagree. And I...
by sore shoulder
Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I guess harvesting game is a shameful thing now....
Replies: 23
Views: 1242

Re: I guess harvesting game is a shameful thing now....

I seriously doubt this same teacher would ask her to remove a Hillary shirt if other kids complained.
by sore shoulder
Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Update: I got An AE 94 Carbine With Saddle Ring---W/Picture
Replies: 44
Views: 1445

Re: $$$$ Advice On An AE 94 Carbine With Saddle Ring

BlaineG wrote:I went out and got it this afternoon.... :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:lol:
by sore shoulder
Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video
Replies: 56
Views: 2865

Re: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video

No one said you can identify every threat. I'm not sure what your point is anymore other than you seem to take issue with me identifying muslim jihadists as a bigger threat than a white male with military bearing. As someone who is in the military and recieves constant training in this area, I'll st...
by sore shoulder
Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I guess harvesting game is a shameful thing now....
Replies: 23
Views: 1242

Re: I guess harvesting game is a shameful thing now....

There are plenty of urban people who are rural minded. Unfortunately, the opposite is becoming more common also. When I was general contracting and doing alternative energy design and install (I live in an off the grid area at 9000 ft in the CO Rockies), a lady from CA bought property near me and hi...
by sore shoulder
Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ford bringing back Bronco, Ranger
Replies: 24
Views: 1235

Re: Ford bringing back Bronco, Ranger

A mid sized Ranger pickup with the Ecoboost engines and styling from the Explorer would be a big seller. I was lamenting Fords discontinuation of the Ranger as we were driving our Ecoboost Escape home from TX last month.
by sore shoulder
Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video
Replies: 56
Views: 2865

Re: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video

A major function of being prepared is threat identification. Before shots are fired.
by sore shoulder
Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video
Replies: 56
Views: 2865

Re: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video

It's not always going to be a brown man shouting Arabic. . It is actually very likely. https://conservativedailypost.com/exclusive-isis-releases-kill-list-these-u-s-churches-now-targeted-for-attack/ http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2016/12/22/isis-lists-u-s-churches-attack-bloody-celebrat...
by sore shoulder
Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ford bringing back Bronco, Ranger
Replies: 24
Views: 1235

Re: Ford bringing back Bronco, Ranger

I will not give up my 2003 Powerstroke F 350 until the thing dies. It's only got 200000 miles on it....but if that bronco does make back.... My wife may have to trade her escape in :lol: Yep, my 99 Powerstroke is at 150K and I'm not getting rid of anytime soon. However, the wife's ecoboost Escape i...
by sore shoulder
Tue Jan 10, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What happened to the marlin site
Replies: 24
Views: 1337

Re: What happened to the marlin site

BTW, I don't intentionally put out bad stuff....Anybody that was around back in those days could not have missed this. You had to ASK, and you got a Member number. http://www.marlinowners.com/forum/444-marlin/33133-team-444-membership.html I remember the dust up over the secret 444 forum. I thought...
by sore shoulder
Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video
Replies: 56
Views: 2865

Re: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video

Sore Shoulder, I'm been in productions like these when I was with our training div. The was a noticeable paucity of "actors" that looked like the folks you're describing. You can read into it what you will, but having been a participant, I've never been aware of any underlying message to these prod...
by sore shoulder
Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Survival and a gallon zip-lock baggie.
Replies: 11
Views: 995

Re: Survival and a gallon zip-lock baggie.

walks with gun wrote:ALWAYS, bring a wife or girlfriend with you, you will have plenty of advice on what you shoulda, woulda, coulda done. Besides, anger will help keep you warm.
I am an adrenaline junkie and enjoy near death experiences, so I'm going to share this with my wife.
by sore shoulder
Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Metal art- added a BAR man and radio man.
Replies: 73
Views: 2370

Re: Metal art

Pitchy wrote:Stand alone picture of the new guy.

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Looks like Infantry to me! Nice work. :D
by sore shoulder
Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might actually get me back into bicycling...
Replies: 12
Views: 1199

Re: This might actually get me back into bicycling...

Total vaporware. CGI and a non functioning mockup. Tech that doesn't even exist. Completely an artists conception.

Edit: After more research, this is looking like another Kickstarter scam like the electric bicycle. Fools and their money...
by sore shoulder
Sun Jan 08, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What happened to the marlin site
Replies: 24
Views: 1337

Re: What happened to the marlin site

If you're thinking of Levergunlovers.com, folks visiting it started to drop sharply after one of the prime movers passed away. Got down to just a handful of us who would visit and post. The original owner handed it off to another fellow at one point as he had things to deal with. Levergunlovers is ...
by sore shoulder
Sun Jan 08, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video
Replies: 56
Views: 2865

Re: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video

I like thee information, not sure I care for the way they physically portrayed the shooter. None, zero, of the shooters I can recall looked like that. Charles Whitman looked close enough for me. He known for sniping from the clock tower in Austin but he killed some of his victims up close inside th...
by sore shoulder
Sun Jan 08, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Survival and a gallon zip-lock baggie.
Replies: 11
Views: 995

Re: Survival and a gallon zip-lock baggie.

If I'm going out of sight of vehicle or home, I have something basic. The further the distance, the more I carry. All kits have knife and ability to start a fire, water, ability to heat water (if you cant heat water, you can't purify it for drinking, giardia is NOT something you want to tempt), smal...
by sore shoulder
Sun Jan 08, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What happened to the marlin site
Replies: 24
Views: 1337

Re: What happened to the marlin site

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by sore shoulder
Sun Jan 08, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What happened to the marlin site
Replies: 24
Views: 1337

Re: What happened to the marlin site

If you're talking Marlinowners, it's still there. They had a big shake up 2-3 years ago and a lot of great people left. Another lever gun site sprang up from those who left, and it's got good folks, and great info. I'm not sure which one you are talking about, but the one I knew of is gone and doma...
by sore shoulder
Sat Jan 07, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video
Replies: 56
Views: 2865

Re: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video

I like thee information, not sure I care for the way they physically portrayed the shooter. None, zero, of the shooters I can recall looked like that. Charles Whitman looked close enough for me. He known for sniping from the clock tower in Austin but he killed some of his victims up close inside th...
by sore shoulder
Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video
Replies: 56
Views: 2865

Re: Church (and other gatherings) Run Hide Fight video

I like thee information, not sure I care for the way they physically portrayed the shooter. None, zero, of the shooters I can recall looked like that.
by sore shoulder
Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strength comparisons for Marlin, Henry and Rossi in 45-70?
Replies: 58
Views: 3698

Re: Strength comparisons for Marlin, Henry and Rossi in 45-7

A used Handi-rifle is going for more than a new 336 or Savage bolt action etc. :lol:
by sore shoulder
Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So simple it's stupid!
Replies: 30
Views: 2272

Re: So simple it's stupid!

If a little Vaseline is good a lot is better right? I put some in a double boiler and filled it with balls when it all melted. I basically got a ball of Vaseline held together with cotton and it's almost easier to light a rock than it is to start one of these burning. :lol: The trick is to start pu...
by sore shoulder
Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nothing To Do? Don't Do THIS!
Replies: 25
Views: 1800

Re: Nothing To Do? Don't Do THIS!

Your baking skills are admirable
by sore shoulder
Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S.O.S.- Mayday- Help - update #2
Replies: 43
Views: 3372

Re: S.O.S.- Mayday- Help.

I bet there was a relay buss on that side gunny.
by sore shoulder
Wed Jan 04, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hobo knives?
Replies: 34
Views: 1969

Re: Hobo knives?

I received the Case Hobo and some things like the Model 94 Winchester are cool because they are cool and this is one of them. Strong elegance I would call it. I would note that the hinge pin on the knife appears to be much more robust than their standard pocket knives. Thats a nice one, I like the ...
by sore shoulder
Wed Jan 04, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strength comparisons for Marlin, Henry and Rossi in 45-70?
Replies: 58
Views: 3698

Re: Strength comparisons for Marlin, Henry and Rossi in 45-7

Rusty, I never doubted it, especially after they chambered them in .500 S&W. Too bad they aren't made anymore. I snagged a used one in 500 S&W for about a hundred bucks; came with a box of 24 rounds and one empty. Scope-mount had drag-marks on it so I think someone got a bad case of scope-eye... :o...
by sore shoulder
Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Food For Thought
Replies: 14
Views: 898

Re: Food For Thought

I'm not a math geek, but I believe the numbers can be skewed by how many times a certain caliber is used. Yes. Also, the "number of rounds required" is not definitive since I doubt in any of those scenarios did the shooter pause to ascertain if the target was incapacitated, so whether or not follow...
by sore shoulder
Wed Jan 04, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strength comparisons for Marlin, Henry and Rossi in 45-70?
Replies: 58
Views: 3698

Re: Strength comparisons for Marlin, Henry and Rossi in 45-7

Rusty, I never doubted it, especially after they chambered them in .500 S&W. Too bad they aren't made anymore. :(
by sore shoulder
Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Of Goldenseal, and Battery Chargers
Replies: 23
Views: 1202

Re: Of Goldenseal, and Battery Chargers

The only thing you would lose from the "chip" is what it has "learned" from your driving habits. Yes, it does that, its in your manual Blaine. Otherwise it will instantly read the sensors on startup and begin managing the engine perfectly in real time.
by sore shoulder
Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Of Goldenseal, and Battery Chargers
Replies: 23
Views: 1202

Re: Of Goldenseal, and Battery Chargers

I know it's a stone age test but I take one of the terminals off and check to see if there are sparks when I touch it back to the post. Dim light and you may see little blue sparks if it's a small drain. That is a very, very bad idea on computer controlled vehicles. It can and will fry electronic c...
by sore shoulder
Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strength comparisons for Marlin, Henry and Rossi in 45-70?
Replies: 58
Views: 3698

Re: Strength comparisons for Marlin, Henry and Rossi in 45-7

I would place Hodgdon and Hornady a lot higher on the food chain with a lot more experience with powders and pressures since one is a leading powder manufacturer, and one is a leading premium ammunition manufacturer. Lyman is neither.
by sore shoulder
Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Of Goldenseal, and Battery Chargers
Replies: 23
Views: 1202

Re: Of Goldenseal, and Battery Chargers

And there are small and cheap ammeters which tell how many amperes are being put out by your alternator. Low voltage or low amperage either one will cause a battery to go dead and the idiot lights may not warn you. We have AutoZone auto parts around here and they will check your battery and chargin...
by sore shoulder
Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S.O.S.- Mayday- Help - update #2
Replies: 43
Views: 3372

Re: S.O.S.- Mayday- Help.

Gunny has a good suggestion, check your fuses, all of them, it could lead you to the problem. Relays are another problem child. If it has a cap and rotor and got water in it, the WD40 suggestion is spot on, I never went anywhere off roading without it.
by sore shoulder
Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Of Goldenseal, and Battery Chargers
Replies: 23
Views: 1202

Re: Of Goldenseal, and Battery Chargers

Glad you got it working. I'm still curious why it went dead in the first place. Did you put a meter on after it started to see what charge voltage is? That's above my pay grade......I'll take it in early to my shop one of these mornings, and have everything checked out. A $5 meter will easily tell ...
by sore shoulder
Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tire chains
Replies: 30
Views: 1501

Re: Tire chains

That makes sense about the different ratios with some and not others. The ones Ive messed with mostly were 4.11 and 3.55, which was what I changed by 83 F250 to. Gained me 1 mpg, from 7 to 8. It would still pass about anything but a gas station. 460 with a 4 speed. The Chevys Ive messed with were c...
by sore shoulder
Tue Jan 03, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Of Goldenseal, and Battery Chargers
Replies: 23
Views: 1202

Re: Of Goldenseal, and Battery Chargers

Glad you got it working. I'm still curious why it went dead in the first place. Did you put a meter on after it started to see what charge voltage is?
by sore shoulder
Tue Jan 03, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tire chains
Replies: 30
Views: 1501

Re: Tire chains

Digging in to traction is what Ive always tried to do. I haven't had good success trying to stay up on the snow, but it may be different where you've been. Digging down in most normal cases works, until you start dragging your truck down past the axles and up to the doors in drifts (this is very co...
by sore shoulder
Tue Jan 03, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strength comparisons for Marlin, Henry and Rossi in 45-70?
Replies: 58
Views: 3698

Re: Strength comparisons for Marlin, Henry and Rossi in 45-7

Ok, went back through several manuals. Here is what I found. Hodgdon Powders. " As a rule the 45-70 falls in to 3 categories: those of relatively weak actions, including original Trapdoor Springfields...original Winchester 86 repeaters and USRAC abd Antique replicas. Marlin model 95 lever actions ma...